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Dec 6, 2013 4:00pm EST
exceptional secretary of state. and is ever grateful for the service joe biden provides as vice president. the president feels lucky to have had hillary clinton on his biden, and that is what he is focused on. >> it was a very heartfelt statement about nelson mandela. she also had this address of human rights the other day. how closely did she consult with the president? he was aware of it but i don't know how much they talked about it. i know that she felt strongly i encourageeech and everyone here who has not seen it to read it. as you expect, because she is the national security advisor of the president, they spend a lot of time together. as we test the potential for a diplomatic resolution, another test is if we begin to see progress on human rights. will that be a separate track completely as the human rights issues are raised at all? >> i think we raised the issue of human rights with regards to iran and other countries where we have profound issues with their track record on human rights. we will always and consistently do that. what the ambassador was referencing is that
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 2:00pm EST
get what they want. >> host: want to get your take on another story independence day. joe biden meeting with asian leaders in china today and the headline in the "washington post" is that biden china's move raises tension. critical of drones. tries to leave room for talks. tell us what's going on and what is your take? >> guest: china has developed this air defense identification, which the administration has told our military plane to ignore, that the faa to bring into effect. so if you're on a commercial airliner you have to take this into account. you've got to respond -- i'm not sure how that works, probably transponders, but our military side is not recognizing it. china will try to -- they'll try to exert itself over japan and our allies in that region, and i think we all knew this was something. we've been talking on china since i've been in congress the last five years and wanted to expand and that's what's happening right now. what i think will happen is they will push further and further and further, every time, and this is once again much harder than the iran deal bec
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 10:30am EST
senator biden, to be followed by what -- senator biden, facilitated by ncsl ice president, senator from utah, the sender pro tem. however, before we go to those comments, first would like to share some welcome remarks with you from u.s. senator joe manchin of west virginia, who co-chairs no labels with governor huntsman. >> hello. this is senator joe manchin. it is a pleasure to send my greens to all of you attending the national conference of state legislatures 2013 fall forum. i regret that i cannot join you in person today. i send you my best wishes for an enjoyable and productive meeting. the strength of the national conference of state legislatures rests in your bipartisan efforts and your commitment to serving democrats, republicans and independents. it is truly a breath of fresh air that your organization recognizes that we need to work together and put the american people and commonsense solutions ahead of politics. as a former governor and state legislature of the great state of west virginia, i was shocked when i arrived in the senate only to realize that there's not only
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 10:00am EST
concerns. also, vice president joe biden has embarked on a weeklong trip, focusing on his mission of trade and human rights issues, eight days after china passes unilaterally impose flight -- in an area designated as international airspace. president nobody in -- resident biden -- back here in washington, president obama will deliver remarks in observation of world eastern. set for 1:20 we will have that live for you here on c-span. the house returns today following the thanksgiving recess. reese speeches. at 5:00, bills extending the ban on the manufacture and sale of firearms. later this week, house lawmakers will attempt to modify the dodd frank financial regulations law. the change would exempt certain private equity fund advisors. see the house live when they begin today at 2:00 for speeches. >> on august 9, 1974, vice president ford was sworn in as president of the united states. mrs. ford wasess wearing at the swearing in ceremony at the white house. she was less than excited about butming first lady, president ford encouraged her, saying, we can do this. she resolved that
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 12:00am EST
. in the first term and is ever the extraordinary service that joe biden provides that we havedent seen just this week on his very important foreign trip. that, you know, the president feels lucky to have had hillary clinton on his team and have joe biden on his team and that is what he is focused on. will do a little up and backion john and then i will get you next. voice of america. >> it was a very heartfelt statement about nelson mandela. she also had this address of human rights the other day. how closely did she consult with the president? >> i know he was aware of it but i don't know how much they talked about it. i know that she felt strongly about the speech and i encourage everyone here who has not seen it to read it. as you expect, because she is the national security advisor of the president, they spend a lot of time together. so i'm sure they discussed it. that she aspect of said as we test the potential for diplomatic resolution on the issue, another key test is whether we begin to see progress in human rights. will that be a separate track completely as the human rights i
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 11:00pm EST
. "angry white men," sunday night 9:00 on "after words" part of c-span 2. > vice president biden is in asia this week. his trip comes eight days after would required it all aircraft travelling through the zone previously recognized air space to al dentify themselves as chinese authorities. asked jay carney was about this. you can see all of his remarks at c-span.org. here's a look. remains ited states announced hat china the air defense identification zone. provocative to be a attempt to unilaterally contain east chinaquo in the sea. that increases the risk of miscalculation. and e consulting coordinating closely with japan, the republic of korea and our allies in the region. china announced the adiz. newly announced diz even though it overlapped with the adizs and includes japan.ry administered by we do not accept the legitimacy requirements for newly declared adiz and china caused confusion the increase of the accidents underlines the need rescind the procedures. and our actions have demonstrated, we believe these provocations are and e risks of provocation we don't accept the legiti
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 4:00pm EST
of the economy. this is a big deal to quote joe biden. [laughter] but we are going to just keep working on it and approving it and assigning it. if we see a problem, we'll fix it. but we are not repealing it. not as long as i am president and. [applause] particularly because the folks who are criticizing it don't have any ideas in terms of how to reduce cost ensure millions of people get coverage for the first time, and make sure that insurance is more secure. those are things the law is already doing and we have to just make sure that people know about it. that is why i'm here because they need your help. that's why you are here, because you know i need your help. believe it or not their organizations working to convince young people not to get insurance. think about that. that is a really bizarre way to spend your money to try to convince people not to get health insurance not ticket preventive care, not to make sure they're able to survive an accident or illness. if i had that much money, i wouldn't be spending it that way. some of these ad campaigns are backed by well-funded
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 6:30pm EST
, senator cole, senator kennedy, senator durbin, senator biden. they were saying that this court, the d.c. court, is an important court, but its workload is half the national average of all the courts. it doesn't need any more judges. and before we add any more judges to a court that's underworked, we ought to consider transferring those judgeships to courts that are overworked. that argument had been made since 2001 by senator grassley, the senator from iowa. and finally with bipartisan cooperation in 2007, he achieved some success. with president bush's agreement, the republican president, he agreed with the democratic senators that the d.c. circuit should under no circumstances -- that's their words in their letter -- have more judges. they reduced it by one, the number of judges, and they transferred a judge to the ninth circuit, which was overworked. so all republicans have said about the three judges who the president has nominated to the d.c. circuit is before we consider any of them, consider senator grassley's bill. do in 2013 what you said we should do in 2006 and 2007 and which
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 12:30pm EST
also offer remarks. live coverage starting at 4:00 a.m. eastern tomorrow. honoredsident biden mandela today by making an inscription in a condolence book at the south african tendency -- south african embassy. the vice president plans to speak at a memorial service at the national cathedral in washington. sat at a small rote condolences on behalf of the american people. >> the wireline world is the system ofrculatory our economy. it is the veins and the arteries that connect what is now the information economy in the u.s. data traffic on our wireline networks increase at 40% per year. it is wireline networks that connect communication, whether they originate in a wireline or wireless environment. america's future is a wireline future. >> u.s. telecom head walter mccormick much night on the communicators at 8:00 p.m. eastern on c-span2. >> i got upset with the president. covered my mental health meetings ist few had, and then they never showed up. i was walking in the white house and met this woman who was a press person. you do not ever cover my meetings. she said mental healt
Search Results 0 to 9 of about 10 (some duplicates have been removed)